A possible soldier, reportedly returning to his barracks, viciously attacked in a modern metropolis.
His barracks at Fort Carson sat near the artillery range and the booming shells sent him trembling under his bed.
For now, the military has indicated the troops will remain in their barracks.
The highlight of the festivities was the return of a small part of the Royal Artillery to the barracks.
History presents few examples of military overlords meekly retiring to their barracks in the face of growing civilian power.
The headquarters of the Tenth Infantry were established at Carlisle barracks.
At the officers' messes or in the barracks all the talk was of going home.
What do we want with armies and barracks and chaplains in those woods?
One aeroplane came so close over the barracks that we could wave to the pilot.
Dusty Rhoads put his cart away and started back to his barracks.
1680s, "temporary hut for soldiers during a siege," from French barraque, from Spanish barraca (mid-13c. in Medieval Latin) "soldier's tent," literally "cabin, hut," perhaps from barro "clay, mud," which is probably of Celt-Iberian origin. Meaning "permanent building for housing troops" (usually in plural) is attested from 1690s.